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1 Hour Live Online Private Lesson

Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese physical exercise practice that combines the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) with an aligned posture, focused movement and deep breathing. Dating from around 2-5000 years ago, Qi Gong (the modern name for Dao Yin) is a movement and exercise practice that helps to support health and wellbeing. Learn effective techniques in the comfort of your own home that will help you towards a regular Qigong routine. Each lesson will be tailored to your needs, physical ability and learning style covering a variety of healthy movements.

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Description

Your Location: We are based in the UK and operate on either GMT or BST (GMT+1) time zones. Lessons are available globally.

Instructor:  Nicola of Earth Balance Tai Chi

Suited To:  Beginner level upwards, no experience needed. Everyone welcome from 18 years to 80 plus.

Qigong Routines

Health Benefits

  • Increase flexibility
  • Calm the mind
  • Relax the body
  • Improve circulation
  • Get new-found energy
  • Hydrate the joints
  • Improve posture
  • Fall prevention
  • Grounding and balance
  • Body awareness and sensitivity
  • Strengthen the muscles
  • Loosen physical tension
  • Improve all body systems (e.g. lymph, immune, nervous systems)

LESSON FORMAT – Option 1: Online Lesson

What is included in the lesson?

  • The cost of this class includes a one hour live online tuition with instructor Nicola.
  • These classes are interactive and are a mixture of instructor demonstration, student observation, practice and correction.
  • Within the lesson, we work within the small space of the web cam view.

What is included outside of the lesson?

  • The cost is for one hour of online tuition only.
  • No further resources provided.

LESSON FORMAT – Option 2: Lesson + Notes/Homework

What is included in the lesson?

  • The cost of this class includes a one hour live online tuition with instructor Nicola.
  • These classes are interactive and are a mixture of instructor demonstration, student observation, practice and correction.
  • Within the lesson, we work within the small space of the web cam view.
  • The bulk of your practice and exploration is done outside of the online class.

What is included outside of the lesson?

  1. After the lesson you will be sent homework. This may be a review of the previous lesson or self-led learning to prepare for the next lesson.
  2. Practice.
  3. Upload your video to the ‘Tai Chi cloud’ and send your questions via email.
  4. You will receive an email with corrections and feedback.
  5. Practice.
  6. Next lesson.

Instructor Nicola will provide you with links to books and DVDs to purchase as a supplement to your training.


Online Lessons Caveat:  Please note that tutoring Tai Chi and Qigong online is not a replacement for private tuition in person or attending public classes. Both of these practices should ideally be taught in a hands on manner, where movement, posture and alignment corrections are given and shown physically.

Medical History:  Before joining a class all students must advise of any limitations or pre-existing conditions that may prevent them from engaging safely in Tai Chi and Qigong on the medical history form provided via email. Our privacy policy is noted here.


TERMS

Format: Over Zoom or Facebook video call, your instructor Nicola will guide you through live online private tuition (one to one). The lesson will be a mixture of instructor demonstration, student observation, practice and correction. This is your lesson, so will be led by you.

Duration: One hour for one person.

Advance Payment Method:  Debit or credit card via Paypal only (you do not need a Paypal account).

Requirements: Highspeed broadband internet connection, web camera, computer microphone, computer speakers. Your webcam must be set up and tested in advance so that your whole body is shown in the video screen with speakers and microphone working.

Bookings: Once you have purchased this product, instructor Nicola will contact you to arrange your lesson time. If you would like to check in advance whether a particular time/date is available, please contact Nicola in advance.

Terms: 24 hours notice for cancellations, no refunds within this time frame.

Legal: We are based in the UK and governed by UK jurisdiction.

As with all medical conditions, injuries and/or ill-health, please consult with your Doctor prior to starting a class. Tai Chi, Qigong and Meditation are not a replacement for conventional medical treatment. All students will be required to complete a medical history form prior to joining a class.

Additional information

Lesson Format

Option 1 – Online Lesson, Option 2 – Online Lesson + Notes/Homework